Contact: Dennis Watson
03/16/2005 (Wednesday)
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No. 05-9
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Surface Transportation Board Postpones March 24 Public Hearing on Challenges to Railroad Rates Under the "Stand-Alone Cost" Methodology; Rescheduled for April 26, 2005

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Roger Nober has announced that the public hearing in the proceeding entitled Rail Rate Challenges Under the Stand-Alone Cost Methodology, STB Ex Parte No. 657, which was originally scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 24, 2005, has been rescheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2005.

The STB postponed the March 24 public hearing, in a decision issued to the public on March 14, 2005, in Ex Parte No. 657, in response to a request for an extension of the schedule. That decision is available for viewing and downloading via the agency's Web site at A printed copy of the Board's decision also is available for a fee by contacting ASAP Document Solutions, 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706, telephone (202) 306-4004, or via